The marzipan pig is a traditional German and Scandinavian confectionery consisting of marzipan shaped as a pig.
During Jul, a tradition is to eat porridge known as Risalamande; a single almond is hidden in the porridge. Whoever finds the almond receives a marzipan pig as a prize.
In Germany, marzipan pigs are given at New Year's for good luck (Glücksschwein).
Marzipan pig Wikipedia
The Marzipan Pig (1986, ISBN 0-374-34859-6) is a children's book by Russell Hoban. The story was filmed as one of the HBO Storybook Musicals. It was also on the list of programs broadcast by ABC Television.
Posankka is a hybrid marzipan pig–rubber ducky statue in Turku, Finland near the University of Turku.